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Charter a sailboat in Florida with or without a skipper

The state of Florida in the United States is home to some of the most popular boating destinations and cities such as Miami and Fort Lauderdale. While these areas offer many boats, Miami and the Florida Keys have some beautiful sailing conditions, which makes sailboat rental in Florida particularly popular.

Pricing and Info on renting a sailboat in Florida.

To rent a sailboat in Florida, prices cost around £500 for the day, while renting a sailboat in Florida for a week will average at around £4000. These prices vary however, due to the type of boat and the time of year you want to go.

Sailboat availability in Florida

Because Florida is sunny year-round, it does not follow the conventional sailing season. The peak season will typically run from December deep into February, but sailing still goes strong into May. If you’re looking to avoid the influx of tourists, then sailing in the months of April and May is perfect for you. Outside of this period, you’ll still have plenty of sunshine, but you’ll also have heavier periods of rain and humidity. Even in the low season sailing is very popular in Florida, and so you should always book far in advance.

Do I need a license to rent a sailboat in Florida?

To rent a sailboat in Florida, you do not need a license, however, if you were born on or after January 1st of 1988 you will need to obtain a Boating Safety Education Identification Card, which will require you to complete an approved Boating Safety Course. Also, if you are 18 years old or younger, you cannot rent any sort of watercraft.

If you do not have a licence or sailing experience, you can rent any of our sailboats with a skipper from our catalogue. When you rent a skippered sailboat, you can relax and enjoy your trip. The skippers help you to get to know the places you visit by boat in depth.

Overview of Florida

Undoubtedly one of the best areas to sail in the USA is Florida. With the sunshine year-round, you’ll always have perfect conditions to explore this beautiful state by boat. Due to its geographical position, it’s a sailor's paradise with an endless coastline that is available. If you’re living in the US, it’s the perfect place close to home; if you live abroad, it is more than recommended to make the trip.

In Florida, you’ll have several options for where to rent a boat. One of the most popular destinations to sail in Florida is the Florida Keys. Rent a boat in Key West, here you will have access to some of the best island hopping and you will be able to create a unique journey. Seeing the different islands and several coves is a highlight of any vacation. If you plan on sailing in the Florida Keys, chartering a yacht for at least is the right way to go.

Besides the Florida Keys, you’ll also be able to rent a boat in Fort Lauderdale. Fort Lauderdale is the perfect departure point for seeing the coast of Florida. Because of its location, you’ll have access to hot spots like Miami or sail down to the Florida Keys. Either way, you’ll surely have the perfect sailing holiday in Florida.

Due to the popularity of sailing in Florida, it is no wonder sailboat rental is so popular, as the sailing conditions are some of the bests you will find in the US, particularly in the Bay of Florida, with Miami and the Florida Keys, in particular, being a popular area to rent a sailboat.

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